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Mario Diaz-Balart Pushes Resolution to Free Cuban Political Prisoners

Members of the Florida congressional delegation are lining up behind a resolution calling for the release of Jose Daniel Ferrer, who is pushing for more democracy in Cuba, and other political prisoners held by the communist regime of that island nation.
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John Rutherford Looks to Help Small Businesses Export More

The proposal would have the U.S. Commercial Service create metrics and goals for new-to-exporting firms. Under the bill, the federal government would work with state and local export promotion programs to encourage these businesses to look at more international sales and exports.

Ted Deutch Get Bill Helping Jordan Through House Foreign Affairs Committee

On Wednesday, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the “United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act” which has had strong support from members of the Florida delegation.
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Francis Rooney Looks Back at His Efforts in Congress

After announcing over the weekend that he was leaving Congress, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., weighed in this week on his two terms on Capitol Hill even as a crowd could be lining up to replace him.

Ted Yoho Doubles Down on His Opposition to Hun Sen in Cambodia

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., was part of a group of congressional leaders who sounded the alarm about freedom of the press in Cambodia last week as two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) journalists are facing charges in that nation.

Lois Frankel Stresses the Importance of America’s Ties to India

U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., toured India this week as part of a bipartisan trip to that nation

Ted Yoho: If Hong Kong Crackdown Intensifies, Americans Should Stop Buying Chinese Products

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, the top Republican on the U.S. Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee and a former vice-chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, weighed in on China’s continued efforts to crackdown on protests in Hong Kong.

House Passes Brian Mast’s Bill Sanctioning Hamas

U.S. Rep. Brian Mast’s, R-Fla., bill sanctioning Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and their supporters passed the U.S. House this week.

Ted Yoho Gets Cambodia Democracy Act Through the House Again

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., scored a win this week as the U.S. House once again passed his bill adding sanctions on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his supporters.
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Ted Yoho Continues to Stand Behind Donald Trump

“I am proud to formally endorse President Donald J. Trump for reelection,” Yoho said. “President Trump has been the driver of this incredible economy marked by historic unemployment numbers across all demographics and job growth across all sectors.

Ted Deutch: Iran Poses Challenges But Congress Hasn’t Declared War

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep Ted Deutch, D-Fla., as the chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism held a hearing on Iran.

Greg Steube: Time to Get the USS Pueblo Out of North Korea, Back to...

“Since 1968, North Korea has illegally held the USS Pueblo, and it is long past due that this vessel be rightfully returned to the United States’ possession,” said Steube. “There are veterans in my district and across our country that served valiantly on this ship, and we ought to honor their service by bringing this ship home.
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